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Examining the interplay of governance and criminal activity as it affects poverty, economic activity and citizen security throughout Latin America.
Investigating educational interventions aimed at improving human capital formation in Latin America, particularly for children and youth living in poor...
The PovGov program carries policy-oriented research focusing on ways to improve governance and accountability of public service delivery in the developing...
The PovGov program has an active research agenda focused on governance of health. The key research areas are: the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) to...
Youth with Hope Program
Improving Teacher Quality in Mexico
Autocracies of the World Dataset
Networks of Fear: The Dynamics of Extortion in Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency
Economic Consequences of Violence
The Incidence of Criminal Activity Near Schools in Mexico
The Use of Lethal Force by the Police in Rio de Janeiro and the Pacification Process
Clientelism and Distortion of Anti-Poverty Policies
The Dynamics of Violence in Mexico’s Drug War
Traditional Governance, Citizen Engagement and Local Public Goods: Evidence from Mexico
Political Incentives for Health Improvements: Governance, the GOBI initiative, and the Child Survival Revolution